18 episodes

Now more than ever, we’re craving connection.

POSTHOC Digital Salons bring provocative conversations and intelligent insights on the topics of the day to people curious about the trends impacting their world.

POSTHOC Digital Salon With Susan MacTavish Bes‪t‬ Susan MacTavish Best

    • Society & Culture

Now more than ever, we’re craving connection.

POSTHOC Digital Salons bring provocative conversations and intelligent insights on the topics of the day to people curious about the trends impacting their world.

    Gardening for Mental Health with Sue Stuart-Smith

    Gardening for Mental Health with Sue Stuart-Smith

    Sue Stuart-Smith is a psychiatrist, psychotherapist and author of The Well Gardened Mind, a Sunday Times Bestseller, listed as one of the 37 best books of 2020 by The Times and gardening book of the year by The Sunday Times. It is available now in audiobook format as well.

    POSTHOC is a petri dish for ideas & thought-leaders. We host salons that connect people and spread ideas. We create unique and intimate experiences that stir the senses—a forum for the cross-pollination of ideas and conversations.

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    • 37 min
    How We Spend Our Time

    How We Spend Our Time

    What's your relationship with WORK like? Do you feel guilty if you don't "work hard enough"? What is hard enough? -- Susan MacTavish Best and Andrew Serazin speak to anthropologist James Suzman. His book WORK - A History of How We Spend Our Time has just come out in North America. He is also the author of Affluence Without Abundance. Since the 90's, he has lived and worked with every major Bushman group in southern Africa.  James is the founder of Anthropos, and has advised a range of Government, NGO and Commercial clients.

    • 44 min
    How to Make Decisions With Maria Konnikova

    How to Make Decisions With Maria Konnikova

    What is your relationship with uncertainty, risk and decision-making? Covid has certainly tested it! Susan MacTavish Best, Posthoc, cohosted with Andrew Serazin, Templeton World Charity Foundation, speak to Maria Konnikova- author, journalist and poker player. Maria Konnikova is the author most recently, of The Biggest Bluff, a New York Times bestseller and Editors’ Choice. Her previous books are the bestsellers The Confidence Game, winner of the 2016 Robert P. Balles Prize in Critical Thinking, and Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes, an Anthony and Agatha Award finalist. Maria is a regularly contributing writer for the New Yorker, whose writing has won numerous awards, including the 2019 Excellence in Science Journalism Award from the Society of Personality and Social Psychology. While researching The Biggest Bluff, Maria became an international poker champion and the winner of over $300,000 in tournament earnings—and inadvertently turned into a professional poker player. Maria’s writing has been featured in Best American Science and Nature Writing and has been translated into over twenty languages. Maria also hosts the podcast The Grift from Panoply Media, a show that explores con artists and the lives they ruin, and is currently a visiting fellow at NYU’s School of Journalism. Her podcasting work earned her a National Magazine Award nomination in 2019. She graduated from Harvard University and received her PhD in psychology from Columbia University.

    • 28 min
    Will Our World Disintegrate Into Deaths of Despair?

    Will Our World Disintegrate Into Deaths of Despair?

    Anne Case & Angus Deaton are two Princeton Economists. Their new book is called Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism.

    POSTHOC is a petri dish for ideas & thought-leaders. We host salons that connect people and spread ideas. We create unique and intimate experiences that stir the senses—a forum for the cross-pollination of ideas and conversations.  

    Instagram: @posthocpictura 

    Twitter: @PosthocSalons 

    LinkedIn: Posthoc 

    Facebook: @Posthocpictura

    • 45 min
    The Self-Delusion: The Surprising Science of How We Are Connected And Why It Matters

    The Self-Delusion: The Surprising Science of How We Are Connected And Why It Matters

    Susan MacTavish Best and Andrew Serazin speak to Professor Tom Oliver about his latest book The Self-Delusion. This salon is cohosted by Templeton World Charity Foundation and Posthoc. It is Part 1 in a series on Human Flourishing.

    POSTHOC is a petri dish for ideas & thought-leaders. We host invite-only salons that connect people and spread ideas. We create unique and intimate experiences that stir the senses—a forum for the cross-pollination of ideas and conversations.

    Instagram: @posthocpictura

    Twitter: @PosthocSalons

    LinkedIn: Posthoc

    Facebook: @Posthocpictura

    • 56 min
    Where is the Fashion Industry Headed in 2021?

    Where is the Fashion Industry Headed in 2021?

    Susan speaks to fashion and culture writer Christina Binkley. Christina writes about the business of culture and is a frequent contributor to The Wall Street Journal and WSJ. Magazine. Formerly a staff writer and columnist for this newspaper, and a frequent on-air commentator, she is the author of the New York Times bestseller Winner Takes All. She has critiqued fashion runways from New York to Milan and Paris, and often takes readers behind fashion's velvet curtains, with frequent forays into the arts and entertainment and the many quirky characters who set the pace for popular culture.

    POSTHOC is a petri dish for ideas & thought-leaders. We host invite-only salons that connect people and spread ideas. We create unique and intimate experiences that stir the senses—a forum for the cross-pollination of ideas and conversations.

    Instagram: @posthocpictura

    Twitter: @PosthocSalons

    LinkedIn: Posthoc

    Facebook: @Posthocpictura

    • 47 min

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